Amit Yadav, PhD

Title(s)Postdoctoral Scholar, Cardiovascular Research Inst
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    National Law School of India University, Bangalore, IndiaPhD08/2017Tobacco and trade
    National Law School of India University, Bangalore, IndiaMPhil08/2010Special economic zones and internally displaced people
    National Law School of India University, Bangalore, IndiaLLM08/2007Human rights law
    University of Allahabad, Prayagraj, IndiaLLB06/2005Law
    University of Arunachal, Itanagar, IndiaBA06/1998Economics honors

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    I am a Doctorate in Law from the National Law School of India University Bangalore, India (NLSIU). I have also completed my MPhil and LLM from NLSIU. I was selected for the World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders Programme held in Bangalore (2016), Legal Training Programme from the McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer, Melbourne (2014, 2015 & 2018); Global Tobacco Control Leadership Programme from the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore (2011) and Dissemination and Implementation Training for Waterpipe Research from the U.S. National Cancer Institute and American University of Beirut in Lebanon (2017).

    My work experience includes closely working with various national and international organizations on various aspects of tobacco control policy, monitoring, training, capacity building, enforcement and evaluation. In the past I have worked with HRIDAY, New Delhi; Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi; World Health Organization, New Delhi; ICMR-National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research, Noida, and the WHO FCTC Global Knowledge Hub on Smokeless Tobacco (KH-SLT) at ICMR-NICPR, Noida. I was elected as a board member of the Board of Directors of the Framework Convention Alliance representing the South East Asia Region from 2016-2019.

    My research interest and experience includes working on smoke-free and tobacco free public places policies, tobacco advertising, pictorial health warnings and plain packaging, tobacco industry monitoring, electronic cigarettes (ENDS), smokeless tobacco control policies, implementation of WHO FCTC, illicit trade in tobacco products, evaluation of tobacco control and NCD prevention and control programmes. I have several publications on various issue of tobacco control in national and international high impact peer reviewed journals, conference abstracts, books and monographs.

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    1. Smokeless tobacco control in India: policy review and lessons for high-burden countries. BMJ Glob Health. 2020 Jul; 5(7). Yadav A, Singh PK, Yadav N, Kaushik R, Chandan K, Chandra A, Singh S, Garg S, Gupta PC, Sinha DN, Mehrotra R. PMID: 32665375.
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    2. Social determinants of dual tobacco use in India: An analysis based on the two rounds of global adult tobacco survey. Prev Med Rep. 2020 Jun; 18:101073. Singh PK, Yadav A, Singh L, Singh S, Mehrotra R. PMID: 32257776.
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    3. Dual Burden of Smoked and Smokeless Tobacco Use in India, 2009-17: A Repeated Cross-Sectional Analysis based on Global Adult Tobacco Survey. Nicotine Tob Res. 2020 Feb 08. Singh PK, Yadav A, Lal P, Sinha DN, Prakash CG, Swasthicharan L, Singh S, Mehrotra R. PMID: 32034915.
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    4. Smokeless tobacco industry's brand stretching in India. Tob Control. 2020 Jan 09. Yadav A, Ling P, Glantz S. PMID: 31919227.
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    5. Adolescent and adult perceptions of the effects of larger size graphic health warnings on conventional and plain tobacco packs in India: A community-based cross-sectional study. Tob Induc Dis. 2019; 17:70. Nazar GP, Arora M, Gupta VK, Rawal T, Yadav A, Kannuri NK, Shrivastava S, Grills N, Webster P. PMID: 31636525.
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    6. Smokeless tobacco control in 180 countries across the globe: call to action for full implementation of WHO FCTC measures. Lancet Oncol. 2019 04; 20(4):e208-e217. Mehrotra R, Yadav A, Sinha DN, Parascandola M, John RM, Ayo-Yusuf O, Nargis N, Hatsukami DK, Warnakulasuriya S, Straif K, Siddiqi K, Gupta PC. PMID: 30942182.
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    7. Country-specific costs of implementing the WHO FCTC tobacco control policies and potential financing sources. PLoS One. 2018; 13(10):e0204903. Shang C, Yadav A, Stoklosa M, Kontsevaya A, Lewis FB, Pana A, Reyes I. PMID: 30281668.
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    8. Plain packaging of tobacco products: the logical next step for tobacco control policy in India. BMJ Glob Health. 2018; 3(5):e000873. Yadav A, Nazar GP, Rawal T, Arora M, Webster P, Grills N. PMID: 30294458.
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    9. A review of trade practices of smokeless tobacco products in terms of prohibition on sale, manufacturing & importation in Framework Convention on Tobacco Control ratified Parties. Indian J Med Res. 2018 Jul; 148(1):90-97. Saraf DS, Mehrotra R, Chandan K, Sinha DN, Yadav A. PMID: 30264757.
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    10. Smokeless tobacco taxation: Lessons from Southeast Asia. Indian J Med Res. 2018 Jul; 148(1):46-55. John RM, Yadav A, Sinha DN. PMID: 30264754.
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    11. Smokeless tobacco control: Litigation & judicial measures from Southeast Asia. Indian J Med Res. 2018 Jul; 148(1):25-34. Yadav A, Singh A, Khadka BB, Amarasinghe H, Yadav N, Singh R. PMID: 30264751.
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    12. The Enforcement of India's Tobacco Control Legislation in the State of Haryana: A Case Study. World Medical and Health Policy. 2014; 6(4):331-346. View Publication.
    13. Awareness to action through multi-channel advocacy for effective tobacco control in India: a case study from Bihar. Natl Med J India. 2013 Jul-Aug; 26(4):227-30. Yadav A, Kumar S, Chaterjee M, Sharma N, Shrivastav R, Bassi A, Mishra D, Arora M. PMID: 24758450.
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    14. Integrating tobacco control into health and development agendas. Tob Control. 2012 Mar; 21(2):281-6. Reddy KS, Yadav A, Arora M, Nazar GP. PMID: 22345268.
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    15. Pictorial health warnings on tobacco products in India: sociopolitical and legal developments. Natl Med J India. 2010 Nov-Dec; 23(6):357-9. Arora M, Yadav A. PMID: 21561050.
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    16. Public health law in India: a framework for its application as a tool for social change. Natl Med J India. 2009 Jul-Aug; 22(4):199-203. Hazarika S, Yadav A, Reddy KS, Prabhakaran D, Jafar TH, Narayan KM. PMID: 20120996.
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